• Despite receipt of Bluetooth 5 certification, HTC U11 won't run new features until Android O is installed

    4 days ago - By Phone Arena

    The HTC U11 has received its Bluetooth 5.0 certification from the Bluetooth SIG. But that doesn't mean that the phone's new Bluetooth capabilities are now available. The new features won't be completely offered to users until the next build of Android, Android O, is actually installed on the handset later this year. The new version of Bluetooth will allow data to be transmitted at speeds twice as fast as presently available, and transmission distance will increase by a factor of four. The amount of information and data sent in each broadcast will increase by as much as eight times the...
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  • HTC's U11 will support Bluetooth 5.0 when Android O arrives

    HTC's U11 will support Bluetooth 5.0 when Android O arrives

    4 days ago - By Engadget

    HTC's U11 surprised us when we reviewed it - most of the company's phones have been hit-or-miss for a few years now. But the U11 is a solid Android option, and HTC just announced it'll be a little more future-proof now, as the device just received c...
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